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June 22, 2017
Dan Hendrickson (left) and Jeff Janecek, employees at Minnesota Power's Boswell Energy Center on the Mississippi River in Cohasset, hold a loon they rescued last week from a bridge at the power plant. Loons can't walk on or take off from land. The loon was released into a nearby backwater of the river, where it dove underwater and quickly joined its mate. Submitted photo
Northland power plant crew rescues land-locked loon
June 22, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 21, 2017
Reader's View: Electric rate hike can't be justified
June 21, 2017 - 12:59am
June 20, 2017
Lynne Pickart speaks during a meeting held by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday afternoon at the Inn on Lake Superior in Duluth. Pickart spoke out against a proposed Minnesota Power rate hike. She called herself the poster child for opposition to the rate hike as she flung a string of electric bills over the podium.  Mike Krebs /
Public weighs in on Minnesota Power rate case
June 20, 2017 - 7:50pm
Reader's View: Raise your voice before energy rates are raised
June 20, 2017 - 12:03am
June 14, 2017
Minnesota Power transmission lines. (2009 file / News Tribune)
Electricity rate hike opponents urge public to comment
June 14, 2017 - 6:36pm
June 7, 2017
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the Calumet refinery in Superior and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Minnesota Power plans natural gas plant in Superior
June 7, 2017 - 9:34pm
June 2, 2017
Taconite Ridge Wind Energy Center. (Courtesy Allete/Minnesota Power / 2014 file)
Attorney General piles-on against Minnesota Power's rate hike request
June 2, 2017 - 12:37pm
June 1, 2017
2009 file / News Tribune
State Commerce Department: Minnesota Power should lower rates
June 1, 2017 - 9:54pm
May 27, 2017
Brothers Elijah Witherspoon (foreground) and Sebastian Witherspoon (blue sweatshirt) fish the Cloquet River below the Island Lake Dam with their nephew Quinton Witherspoon on Monday evening. Elijah and Sebastian grew up in Duluth and now live in Minneapolis. Quinton is from Duluth. Sam Cook /
A shore thing: Anglers find success below the Island Lake Dam -- for now
May 27, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 13, 2017
Al Hodnik, chairman, president and CEO of Allete, holds a copy of the company’s 2017 profile while addressing shareholders at Tuesday’s annual investors conference in Duluth. Steve Kuchera /
Allete powers up: Duluth-based company thriving as it renews focus on all things energy
May 13, 2017 - 7:38pm
May 12, 2017
Local View: Alternative energy sources are making our planet sick
May 12, 2017 - 9:18am
May 4, 2017
The Minnesota Power Allete building in downtown Duluth. (2006 file / News Tribune)
Allete posts $49 million first-quarter profit
May 4, 2017 - 7:59pm
April 25, 2017
Local view: Here's how we can support Duluth's push to go greener
April 25, 2017 - 12:58am
April 15, 2017
Reader's View: ‘Don’t fix anything; we’re going to build new’
April 15, 2017 - 12:34am
April 13, 2017
This aerial view taken Thursday afternoon from a helicopter shows the 10-megawatt solar farm that covers more than 60 acres of Camp Ripley National Guard Base, with camp buildings visible in the background. The solar array and the base, south of Brainerd, is one of the largest in Minnesota and the largest at a National Guard installation in the United States. The electricity generated can power the entire base. Bob King /
Minnesota Power solar farm dedicated
April 13, 2017 - 6:20pm